Pressure Mounting as Officials Preach Patience On Iran Sanctions

A Senior U.S. General says "Only Iranian people can stop this program."

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Texas Republican Sen. John Cornyn cast the Iranian nuclear tensions as a race. In one lane are the U.S.-pushed sanctions that the administration says will take time to fully take effect and in the other lane is Iran's ability to field a weapon.

U.S. national security officials and lawmakers -- and, importantly, their Israeli counterparts -- say it is unclear how that race will play out.

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